Marriage is not just a private arrangement, says Archbishop of Westminster in an address to 500 married couples

Pope tells 400,000 in Zagreb that exemplary Christian families ‘are more necessary and urgent than ever’

Bishop Declan Lang celebrates Mass to mark end of National Marriage week

Archbishop Smith says Church will oppose Government ‘in the strongest terms’ if it tries to make gay marriage legal

Stable married couples are the hope of the Church and wider society, says Shrewsbury bishop

Pope Benedict says that too often couples see marriage preparation as a bureaucratic obstacle

Pressure is mounting to change the status of civil partnerships to actual marriage

This unintended consequence has to be dealt with as a matter of urgency

He could have provided a philosophic commentary to this week’s party conference